What Will You Get From This Course?

This is Part 2 of the 4-part series of my step-by-step tutorials on PLC programming for beginners and advanced learners alike. This part 2 has 5 chapters, and is accompanied with 16 in-depth HD demo videos that you can download. These videos simplify everything you need to understand, and help you speed up your learning of Allen-Bradley’s PowerFlex 525 drives and how to install them within a manufacturing environment. There is also a link in the book for you to download and copy my PLC programs (codes) for your revision.

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This Course Will Put You On The Path To Becoming A Skillful PLC Programmer


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Programmable Logic Controller Course!

Check Out Everything You'll Learn In This Course . . .


  • PowerFlex 525 Hardware Overview & Getting Started
    Connecting power and turning On the VFD, wiring a 3 phase motor to the VFD, starting and stopping the drive through digital outputs of the PLC, and more.
  • VFD Control from a PLC Over EtherNetIP
    Introduction to EtherNet_IP and other methods of control, establishing an EtherNet_IP connection to the PowerFlex 525 drive, verifying communication, setting parameters & visualizing RSLinx communication, and more.
  • Programming PLC Control for the PowerFlex 525 VFD in Studio RSLogix 5000
    ControlFlash software: flashing the Firmware of the VFD 1.003 -- 5.002, basic ladder logic implementation of VFD control and PowerFlex 525 VFD fault handling and status logic.

 

Who Can Take This Course?

You can take this course if you are one of the following people:

  1. Electrical/Electronic and Control Systems engineers
  2. Automation professionals
  3. Instrumentation technicians
  4. Electricians
  5. Computer scientists/students
  6. Someone looking to acquire good knowledge of PLC programming to take their career to the next level

 

Short Table of Contents


  • How this Book can Help You
  • How to Use the Demo Videos & PLC Programs
  • Hardware Overview & Getting Started
  • Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Control from a PLC Over EtherNetIP
  • Programming PLC Control for the PowerFlex 525 VFD in Studio RSLogix 5000
  • How to Download the Demo Videos, PLC Programs (Codes) & Demo edition of RSLogix 5000 / Studio 5000 Logix Designer
  • How to Get Further Help.

Full Table of Contents

About the Author
How this Book can Help You
How to Use the Demo Videos & PLC Programs

1. Hardware Overview & Getting Started
1.1. PowerFlex 525 - Connecting Power & Turning On the VFD
1.2. PowerFlex 525 Hardware Overview
1.3. PowerFlex 525 - Wiring a 3 Phase Motor to the Variable Frequency Drive
1.4. PowerFlex 525 Quick Start Documentation Walkthrough
1.5. PowerFlex 525 Basic Parameter Setting for Motor
1.6. Starting & Stopping the Drive through Digital Outputs of the PLC
1.7. Running the Drive in Reverse through a Digital Output
1.8. Setting a Speed Reference from the Keypad instead of Potentiometer

2. Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Control from a PLC Over EtherNetIP
2.1. EtherNet_IP and Other Methods of Control Introduction
2.2. Establishing an EtherNet_IP Connection to the PowerFlex 525 Drive
2.3. Verifying Communication, Setting Parameters & Visualizing RSLinx Communication
2.4. Adding the PowerFlex 525 Drive to the Studio 5000 Project and Going Online
2.5. Configuring Drive Parameters, Starting, Stopping & Using a Speed Reference

3. Programming PLC Control for the PowerFlex 525 VFD in Studio RSLogix 5000
3.1. Flashing the Firmware of the VFD 1.003 -- 5.002 - ControlFlash Software
3.2. Basic Ladder Logic Implementation of VFD Control - ControlFlash Software
3.3. PowerFlex 525 VFD Fault Handling and Status Logic - ControlFlash Software

4. How to Download the Demo Videos, PLC Programs (Codes) & Demo Editions of RSLogix 5000 / Studio 5000 Logix Designer

5. How to Get Further Help
5.1. More Helpful Resources


 

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About The Author

A. B. Lawal is a Control Systems engineer, Systems Integrator and a Content Creator. He has worked with over a thousand clients across business sectors, mostly the PLC automation industry. He has written numerous books and articles for higher education institutions.

He has over 15 years of experience in Control Systems Engineering. He has had the opportunity to work within world class organizations such as Kraft Heinz, Procter & Gamble and Post Holdings.